Indiana Bill Advances To Legalize Pot’s Less Potent Cousin: Hemp

INDIANA:  Gregg Baumbaugh has 4,000 pounds of cannabis sitting in his automobile parts manufacturing plant. It wasn’t illegal for him to import it, but it’s against the law for Indiana farmers to grow the variety of cannabis he buys in bulk. Baumbaugh wants to see that changed.

The “weed” he uses to make the insides of interior doors and armrests at his Elkhart County facility doesn’t have enough of the psychoactive ingredient THC to give anyone a marijuana mind-altering high.“If somebody smokes the stuff we import, the only thing they’re going to get is a nasty headache,” said Baumbaugh, CEO of FlexForm. [Read more…]